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39 Possible Causes for Acute Diarrhea, Descending Paralysis

  • Botulism

    The clinical symptoms ofwound botulism are similar to those of foodborne botulism except thatgastrointestinal symptoms (including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea) are 8.[slideshare.net] Clostridium botulinum is known to cause descending paralysis in infants throughout the world.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] paralysis and/or other symptoms, and reduce associated treatment costs to states.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Food Poisoning

    ) Contaminated water and food (eg, salad, cheese, meat) Acute-onset watery diarrhea starts 24-48 h after ingestion Concomitant vomiting and abdominal cramps may be present[emedicine.medscape.com] Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending paralysis.[atsu.edu] Variable Unpasteurized milk, soft cheeses made with unpasteurized milk, ready-to-eat deli meats Noroviruses Variously called viral gastroenteritis, winter diarrhea, acute[fda.gov]

  • Clostridium Perfringens Food Poisoning

    Nutritional management of acute diarrhea. Nutrition . 1998 Oct. 14(10):758-62. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com] Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending paralysis.[atsu.edu] […] weakness and paralysis start 1-4 d after ingestion, followed by constipation.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Food Poisoning due to Bacillus Cereus

    Oral therapy for acute diarrhea. The underused simple solution. N Engl J Med . 1990;323(13):891–894. 20. World Health Organization; UNICEF.[aafp.org] Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending paralysis.[atsu.edu] If untreated, the paralysis always descends through the body starting at the shoulders and working its way down.[outbreaknewstoday.com]

  • Infantile Botulism

    , and diarrhea.[hawaii.edu] Note that, in many cases, descending paralysis may be absent.[symptoma.com] paralysis (3) bilateral symptoms (4) no fever (5) clear sensorium (6) lack of sensory findings Food-borne toxin absorbed from small intestine home-canned fruit and vegetable[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Gram Positive Septicemia

    , acute inflamm (Bacillus anthracis) Term anthrax hemorrhagic meningitis Definition fatality: 100% symptoms: lots of edema, blood CSF (w/ gram ) "Cardinal's cap" appearance[flashcardmachine.com] In your search, remember that noninfectious acute pancreatitis can trigger SIRS (Jui, 2010).[atrainceu.com] paralysis *flaccid paralysis initially: blurred vision, constipation, abd px, no fever Term Definition inhalational botulism caused by Clostridium botulinum Term Clostridium[flashcardmachine.com]

  • Infectious Enteritis

    Approach to the adult patient with acute diarrhea. Gastroenterol Clin North Am 1993;22:483.[clinicalgate.com] , symmetric descending flaccid paralysis Symptoms begin within 12-36 hours post-ingestion Nausea, dry mouth, dysphagia, diarrhea, blurred vision Paralysis descends to respiratory[cram.com] Comparison of loperamide with bismuth subsalisylate for the treatment of acute travelers' diarrhea. JAMA 1986;255:757–60. PubMed Google Scholar 71.[link.springer.com]

  • Intravenous Drug Abuse

    Some Complications of Various Injected Drugs Heroin CNS: Anoxic brain injury in overdose, ischemic stroke, 81 transverse myelopathy, 72 acute inflammatory polyradiculoneuropathy[reliasmedia.com] It presents as a descending paralysis and can be fatal. The classic 'four Ds' symptoms comprise diplopia, dysphagia, dysarthria and dysphonia.[gponline.com] , and potentially fatal paralysis, set off by the neurotoxin produced by Clostridium botulinum that germinates in the lesions.[scielo.br]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Our study suggests that most GBS patients in Thailand are acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP) subtype and have a good outcome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] paralysis) Heavy metal intoxication (confusion, psychosis, organic brain syndrome) Hypophosphatemia (irritable, apprehensive, hyperventilation, normal cerebrospinal fluid[aafp.org] The most common adverse effects of pazopanib include diarrhea, fatigue, and nausea, but neuropathic complication has not been documented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Salmonella Food Poisoning

    ) Contaminated water and food (eg, salad, cheese, meat) Acute-onset watery diarrhea starts 24-48 h after ingestion Concomitant vomiting and abdominal cramps may be present[emedicine.medscape.com] […] weakness and paralysis start 1-4 d after ingestion, followed by constipation.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] onset of abdominal cramps with diarrhea starts 8-24 h after ingestion.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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